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Table 2 Infant, neonatal and post-neonatal mortality rates by 5-year intervals and geographical areas in Italy, years 1991–2009

From: Temporal and geographical trends in infant, neonatal and post-neonatal mortality in Italy between 1991 and 2009

Geographical area Infant mortality Neonatal mortality Post-neonatal mortality
Rate RR 95% CI Rate RR 95% CI Rate RR 95% CI
  1991–1995
North 5.78 1   4.08 1   1.69 1  
Center 7.19 1.24 1.19–1.3 5.46 1.34 1.27–1.40 1.73 1.02 0.94–1.11
South 8.40 1.45 1.41–1.5 6.59 1.61 1.56–1.68 1.81 1.07 1.00–1.14
  1996–2000
North 4.31 1   3.06 1   1.25 1  
Center 5.55 1.29 1.23–1.35 4.15 1.36 1.28–1.43 1.40 1.12 1.02–1.23
South 6.32 1.46 1.41–1.52 4.85 1.59 1.52–1.66 1.46 1.17 1.09–1.26
  2001–2005
North 3.54 1   2.50 1   1.04 1  
Center 4.15 1.17 1.11–1.24 2.98 1.19 1.12–1.27 1.17 1.13 1.02–1.24
South 4.84 1.37 1.31–1.42 3.64 1.46 1.38–1.53 1.20 1.15 1.07–1.25
  2006–2009
North 3.15 1   2.28 1   0.87 1  
Center 3.73 1.18 1.11–1.25 2.62 1.15 1.07–1.23 1.10 1.26 1.14–1.42
South 4.01 1.27 1.21–1.33 2.90 1.27 1.20–1.34 1.11 1.28 1.16–1.40
  1. RR, relative risk.
  2. Source: ISTAT. Health for All-Italia. Year 2012. (http://http://www.istat.it/sanita/Health/).